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Skybridge Estimates Fair Market Value of Bitcoin at $40,000 and Ethereum at $2,800 CryptoBlog

Skybridge Estimates Fair Market Value of Bitcoin at $40,000 and Ethereum at $2,800 CryptoBlog

The founder of Skybridge Capital says the fair market value of bitcoin is around $40,000 based on adoption, wallet size, use cases and wallet growth. The asset management company also estimated the fair market value of Ethereum at around $2,800.

Skybridge Capital on the fair values ​​of Bitcoin and Ethereum

Anthony Scaramucci, founder and managing partner of global asset management firm Skybridge Capital, shared his firm’s predictions for bitcoin’s fair market values ​​(BTC) and ether (ETH) in an interview with Marketwatch, published on Tuesday.

He believes the worst of the crypto bear market is over and bitcoin has already bottomed out. His comments followed the bankruptcy filings of a number of crypto firms, including Celsius Network and digital travel.

“We think the leverage has been blown out of the system,” Scaramucci said. While acknowledging that BTC could slide further, he pointed out: “I don’t think it will go below the low reached for this cycle, which would be around $17,500.”

The founder of Skybridge Capital further shared:

Based on our fair market value metrics based on adoption, wallet size, use cases, wallet growth, we believe the fair market value of bitcoin is currently around $40,000.

He added that the fair market value of ether is around $2,800.

As of this writing, bitcoin is trading at $23,167.48, up 14% in the last 30 days. Ether is trading at $1,650.88, up 43% in the past 30 days.

Scaramucci does not expect bitcoin price to rise directly due to macroeconomic uncertainties. “Again, these are volatile assets. I guess what’s at issue here is that people need to have a four to five year view of these assets,” he cautioned.

The executive noted:

We are, at the margin, net buyers, as additional liquidity enters our funds, we are net buyers of these two assets, as we believe they are fundamentally undervalued and technically oversold.

Last month, Skybridge Capital redemptions suspended in its Legion Strategies fund after sharp declines in stocks and cryptocurrencies. Around 20% of the fund was in private investments and around 18% in crypto-related investments, including BTC and private investments in digital asset companies such as crypto exchange FTX, he detailed.

Scaramucci confirmed that withdrawals are still on hold, adding that the move was necessary to keep the fund’s composition intact after investment bank Morgan Stanley issued a sell recommendation on the fund.

“I can’t push private investment too high,” said Skybridge’s founder. “I can’t let everyone out right now until I can have proper equity and balance in the fund.” He revealed that the fund is currently selling some of its private investments, noting, “Once we get cash on those investments, then we’ll let whoever wants out.”

Scaramucci has long said that he waits bitcoin price will reach $100,000 this year and $500,000 in the long run. “If you’re willing to zoom out and look at the long-term chart and look at the adoption story, could bitcoin hit half a million dollars a coin? I believe it will,” he said in March. In June he informed investors “to buy quality, not to go into debt and to remain disciplined”. He noted that a lot of coins will be erased.

Commenting on the US economy, the Skybridge executive said: “I think the second half of the year is going to surprise people because there is already a slowdown in consumption.” He issued the following opinion:

There will probably be a shallow recession, but not a deep one, because people have huge savings. And there are more jobs available than people looking for them.

What do you think of Skybridge Capital’s predictions? Let us know in the comments section below.

Kevin Helms

An economics student from Austria, Kevin discovered Bitcoin in 2011 and has been an evangelist ever since. His interests include Bitcoin security, open source systems, network effects, and the intersection between economics and cryptography.

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